"We were not able to keep up with the aggressive approach of our opponents. We produced no final passes. I tried to switch things up in the roster but nothing helped," said Slovakia's coach Hapal after the game.
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez had given the hosts the lead from the penalty spot at Estadio Centenario after a Sebastian Vegas handball just before halftime.
The event will have three programs on the card: 1000m and 10,000m races for women and a 5,000m race for men.
"There needs to be some differences, but I am absolutely convinced that even under these circumstances, there will still be fantastic games. We will adapt, we will also be supported with the organizing committee in anything we need to do to make sure that athletics is the center stage of the Olympic Games."
The tables turned 10 minutes later when the Irish were in a similar situation and beat Slovakia goalkeeper Marek Rodak but Juraj Kucka deflected the ball away to safety.
Jia made the remarks on the sidelines of the 2020 Chinese Football Association Women's Super League which concluded in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming on Sunday. He has been observing the players and mulling the line-up for the two-legged playoff against South Korea, slated for next February.
He added, "Tokyo continues to be the best prepared Olympic city. The health and safety of all concerned remain our top priority."
"We can see the improvement from our players in terms of their game mentality," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented.
PARIS, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Teenager Iga Swiatek became the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title as she beat American fourth seed Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 in women's singles final at Roland Garros on Saturday.
"I have seen more and more young parents bring their children to play golf, which makes me believe golf will have a bright future in China," she said. Enditem
Opening a club in the urban area, Feng hoped more and more young people in China will have the opportunity to know and start to play golf.